2.02.2017 Nearly Naked Links

From Wednesday’s Files

An Investigator’s Obituary = https://www.nytimes.com/2017/01/29/business/media/wayne-barrett-stephen-bannon.html

Internecine Conflict Among Trump’s Appointees

Trump’s Defense Picks Are Already At War… With Each Other

Polar Reversals & Animal Life

Why The Earth’s Magnetic Poles Could Be About To Swap Places — And How It Would Affect Us

Jack Valenti & the CIA

ClandesTime 099 – Jack Valenti

Rachel Carson’s Writings & Thought

The Writing of “Silent Spring”: Rachel Carson and the Culture-Shifting Courage to Speak Inconvenient Truth to Power

Building Trust

Bruce Schneier: Enabling the Trust That Society Needs to Thrive By

A Labor For Palestine Pronouncement

An Appeal by Black Americans Against United States Support for the Zionist Government of Israel (NY Times advertisement)

Mexico’s Responses to Trump – https://theintercept.com/2017/01/26/a-hostile-act-mexico-braces-for-trumps-border-wall/

Socialist Alternatives & Their Creation – http://portside.org/2017-01-28/our-alternative

Trump & CIA ‘Intelligence Communities’

Trump And The U.S. Intelligence Community

Equality Engenders Health

The Science Is In: Greater Equality Makes Societies Healthier

CIA’s Chief Apologist, @ WaPo

David Ignatius, the CIA’s Apologist-in-Chief

‘Liberal’ Class Warfare

Liberalism as Class Warfare

An Open Letter From Aleppo to France’s President

ALEPPO: Open Letter to French President Hollande ~ from Pierre Le Corf

Internet-of-Things As Intelligence Tool

The Internet Of Things (IoT) & All The Current & Future Connected Devices Gives Spies A Powerful New Way To Conduct Surveillance & Identify Who We Are; Will Likely Have A Disruptive Impact On Intelligence Collection, & Analysis — The Birth Of A New Intelligence Paradigm

Gabbard & Kucinich Visit Assad – http://thehill.com/news/house/316634-gabbard-allies-rush-to-her-defense-after-assad-meeting

Cutting Culture & Its Impacts

What cuts at the NEA, NEH, and CPB will mean for humanities, journalism and arts in America

Chernobyl’s Berry Boom – https://aeon.co/essays/ukraine-s-berry-pickers-are-reaping-a-radioactive-bounty

Defining Trump’s ‘America First’

What Trump means when he says ‘America First’

Willie Nelson’s Views of Things – http://www.truthdig.com/avbooth/item/willie_nelson_a_long_story_from_20170127

A Lit-Crit Interview

“The accumulation of tragedy leads to farce”: An Interview with Aleksandar Hemon

Bugs As Sources of Drugs – https://theconversation.com/drugs-from-bugs-the-next-blockbuster-medicine-could-be-lurking-inside-an-insect-71831